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Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no. , Hellman no. as (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
CPLH, The Horse in Art, 9 Nov 1985 - 23 Feb 1986.
Louis XV Equestrian, King on horseback wears armor, preparing to charge, horse up on hind legs, cloak flows from behind the King, he raises his arm as if to charge, a fury (or maybe an angel) looms above him, a turbanned and cloaked figure braces himself against the braying horse, cowers behind Louis XV, seems to be holding a whip or perhaps reins.